Palfinger Equipment Package for Kreuz Subsea’s New Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 10, 2015

Image: Palfinger Marine

Image: Palfinger Marine

Palfinger Marine has been contracted to deliver lifesaving equipment and a winch package for Kreuz Subsea’s newbuild vessel, a Vard 317 design.
The vessel for the Singapore-based integrated offshore subsea service provider Kreuz Subsea is designed and constructed by Vard. The DP2 class vessel, with a total length of 91.2 meters a beam of 21.5 meters, is prepared for remote operating vehicles (ROVs) and will be used to for diving support and subsea construction duties.
Palfinger Marine’s newly acquired Norwegian Deck Machinery (NDM), is to supply the winch package, including two combined windlass/mooring winches, two chain stoppers, two capstans, four 60-ton mooring winches (four-point mooring system) inclusive bridge mounted remote control system as well as two HPUs.
The lifesaving equipment comprises two totally enclosed life boats for 53 persons and two dedicated life boat davits.
Further the contract includes a fast rescue boat with a 170 hp inboard motor and a fast rescue boat davit.
The vessel is due for delivery to Kreuz Subsea from Vard Søviknes in the second quarter of 2017. All Palfinger equipment is scheduled for delivery in 2016.
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